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DISCOVER THE JOY OF SERENDIPITY

The United States and the African continent have a long and complex history. For generations, African peoples have preserved the joy and expressive nature their culture and customs. They have made new lives on American shores. These efforts are current, contemporary and accessible.

Only if you know where to look.

LOOKING FOR Africa within America (AWA)?

JUMP IN, LET’S GO

Experience
AWA

Immersive events, feasts for all your senses. Engage in a rich range of cultural expression.

eat
AWA

Food retailers large and small, offer pathways to African culinaria in all its delicious complexity.

engage
AWA

A diverse array of service providers can enhance your next event with their expertise.

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Connect with us to share your AWA experiences, suggest additions to our AWA listings and support our work.


GET INVOLVED

Your generosity makes our work possible. Whether you contribute financially or in kind as an ambassador or advocate for our work.


LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR mission

Our work is about celebrating the diversity of African cultural expression in America and its ability to delight, engage, and educate people of all backgrounds.


OUR MOTTO

wisdom is life

Africa Within America (AWA) is platform for curating opportunities to embrace and
enjoy the multifaceted range of modern & traditional forms of African cultural
expression in the United States.

LEARN ABOUT US

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HOW YOU CAN HELP

donate.

Your generosity makes our work possible – make a donation today to propel our work forward.

support.

Put talent to good use! Join the AWA Core Team as an intern. Opportunities abound.

suggest.

Do you have a AWA candidate listing to offer? Share your ideas with us. Suggestions are reviewed quarterly.

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